20/07/2017 19:30

The City Council and the AMB get directly involved to resolve the metro strike

Mobility. The two administrations have strengthened their team of negotiators in a bid to transmit a series of improvements in workers’ conditions to the works council.

17/07/2017 18:49

La Mercè 2017 has an opening speaker and a poster!

Festa Major. The city’s local festival includes two new venues in Sant Martí and Nou Barris, has a poster designed by Javier Mariscal and opens with a speech by the philosopher Marina Garcés.

11/07/2017 11:20

A new tool for improving housing policies

The metropolitan area’ various authorities have created the Metropolitan Housing Observatory, a tool for analysing and consulting housing-related statistics.

02/07/2017 16:39

The Model prison remembers its past by looking to the future

Memory. A public exhibition looks at the history of the centre using thirteen different accounts. Various activities are planned up until November, some relating to the participatory process to put together the definitive project for...

19/06/2017 09:20

Tribute to the victims of the Hipercor bombing

Memory. Ada Colau took part in the official act to pay homage to the victims of the ETA car bomb attack in 1987, which left 21 dead and 45 injured in Av. Meridiana.

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12/06/2017 18:12

Barcelona’s new ambassadors for the European Medicines Agency

Healthcare. The committee supporting the city’s bid to house the European body met for the first time and will add weight to efforts being made by the administration to secure the designation.

07/06/2017 18:12

Sixteen thousand square metres to strengthen public healthcare

Health. A new block opens at the Hospital del Mar with over 16,000 square metres of floor space for oncology services, emergencies, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology.

06/04/2017 18:25

Colau demands greater investment and regulation of housing from the Ministry of Public Works

Right to housing. The Spanish state has cut its investment in housing by 70% since 2009, from 1,512 million euros down to 466 million euros in 2017.

05/04/2017 18:58

Metropolitan cities call for greater funding and legal means to guarantee the right to housing

Right to housing. The municipalities are demanding increased funding from the state for housing, and for abusive rents either to be regulated or for powers and funding to be passed onto cities.

22/03/2017 13:39

Seven metropolitan municipalities unite to defend public water management

Ecology. The network, open to other municipalities and entities, is made up of Barcelona, Badalona, Cerdanyola del Vallès, El Prat de Llobregat, Sabadell, Santa Coloma de Gramenet and Terrassa.

08/03/2017 13:51

“An imperative for the reduction of emissions in the city”

Mobility. The Mayor, Ada Colau, opened the second session of the international Tramway-City Conference today, which brings together mobility experts from all over the world for two days.

27/02/2017 13:02

“Prosperity and equality, development and sustainability”

Technology. Besides hosting the most important mobile phone congress in the world, we need to ensure new technology provides opportunities and does not accentuate inequality or create social divides.


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